58 King’s students participating in spring internship program

King’s College Office Career Planning recently held an orientation session for students who registered for spring internships.

Fifty-eight junior, senior, and graduate level King’s College students registered for spring semester internships at 45 sponsoring organizations.

King’s College Theatre Department to debut Patrick Barlow’s ‘The 39 Steps’

The King’s College Theatre Department will host the regional premiere of Patrick Barlow’s comedy “The 39 Steps” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 14-16, 21-23 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, in the George P. Maffei II Theater.

King’s sophomore awarded Monsignor McGowan Cornerstone Scholarship

King’s College sophomore Wilton “Diego” Curiel of Wilkes-Barre recently received a 2012 Monsignor McGowan Cornerstone Scholarship. The $2,000 scholarship is awarded to students committed to serving the local community and who demonstrate strong academic ability, leadership experience, and high ethical character.

King’s Athletic Training Program to Host Concussion Course

Three members of the King’s College Athletic Training Education Program Department will host and present the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s Approved Spring Regional Concussion Course from 2 -4 p.m. Sunday, February, 17, in the Burke Auditorium of the William McGowan School of Business, N. River and West Union streets, Wilkes-Barre.

King’s Students Research Baltimore Mine Disaster; Present Findings at Pennsylvania Historical Association Annual Meeting in Harrisburg

Eight King’s College students, under the direction of history department faculty members Daniel Clasby and Thomas Mackaman, have conducted extensive research on the 1919 Baltimore Mine Tunnel Disaster in Wilkes-Barre.

The research effort was undertaken in response to a request to King’s from the Wilkes-Barre Mayor’s office for assistance.  The Mayor’s office was contacted by Katie Laverly, a local resident whose two uncles were among the 92 miners killed in the incident.

Dr. Donald Kraybill to discuss Amish enterprise during free public lecture at King’s

Anabaptist scholar Dr. Donald Kraybill of Elizabethtown University will discuss “What’s Amish about Amish Business? Ethics, Economics, and Entrepreneurship,” during a free public lecture at King’s College at 3:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 4, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, located on North River Street. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held on Feb. 6.

47 King’s Education Program Participants Begin Student Teaching

Forty-seven King’s College students have begun a 14-week student teaching experience at area elementary, junior-high, and senior-high schools. The supervised student teaching experience is necessary to fulfill King’s degree requirements and to obtain a Pennsylvania Teacher Certificate.

King’s College is a Catholic College Sponsored by the congregation of Holy Cross.

King’s ROTC Cadet Wins Award; Will Attend Prestigious Leadership Conference

Military Science Level IV Cadet Margaret Troxell, a senior at King’s College, was selected as the Royal Warrior Battalion’s 2013 George C. Marshall Award winner.

King’s students will study abroad during the upcoming spring semester

Ten King's College students are studying in foreign countries for academic credit during the spring semester.

Sarah Costa, Shannon Rowan, and Vanessa Wagner will study at University College Dublin in Ireland. A junior majoring in marketing, Costa will study at Quinn School of Business. Rowan is a junior majoring in English and  Wagner is a sophomore majoring in physician assistant studies.

King’s Campion Society to host writing workshop, open readings

The Campion Literary Society at King’s College will host a pair of free public events for creative writers. The events include open readings to share original work with the King’s community and public and a writing workshop on the craft of poetry, fiction and non-fiction.


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